Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Harrisville, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 11, 1846 Aug 13, 1846 2

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Butler, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Butler County, Pennsylvania 430 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201932896 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4232896 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214995 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1176592 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1181022 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 100873 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation (Within) Mercer, Township of (Butler) Part Aug 13, 1846
View Expansion (Within) Mercer, Township of (Butler) Part 1853
View Separation Mercer, Township of (Butler) Reduction Sep 1, 1884
View Expansion Mercer, Township of (Butler) Reduction Nov 23, 1949

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (1834 Act) Aug 13, 1846
View Borough (Title 8) Sep 1, 1884

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New County Allegheny County 1788 Creation yes Sep 24, 1788
View New Township Allegheny County 1788 Township Division yes Dec 18, 1788
View New School District Harrisville Independent School District 1885 Creation yes* 1885
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Butler County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1952
View County Classification Butler County 5th to 4th yes Jan 1, 1992

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance: Annexing adjacent lands situate in Mercer Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, to the Borough of Harrisville, and providing that a certified copy of this ordinance with the description and the plot showing the boundaries of the Borough of Harrisville before and after such annexation be filed in the Court of Quarter Sessions of Butler County and notice thereof filed in the Office of the County Commissioners of Butler County Oct 10, 1949 Oct 10, 1949

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Harrisville Borough 17500450 128 129

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View School District Dissolution Harrisville Independent School District Proposed 1887 Dissolution no 1887
View School District Dissolution Harrisville Independent School District Proposed 1888 Dissolution no 1888